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There’s no feeling quite like starting a new job and finding you absolutely love what you do. Every morning you wake up ready to face the day. You believe you’re making a difference and attack each day with a renewed sense of enthusiasm. Until you don’t anymore.   Burnout takes the joy you feel at… Read more »

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Truck drivers literally drive America’s business. They transport every type of good you can imagine around the United States and keep the economy moving. Because their work involves sharing the road with millions of other people, safety is always a top concern. When your drivers are on the road, make sure they’re aware of these… Read more »

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Most of us know the struggle of hearing the words “Read the last row” and even worse “Which is better, one or two?” Like it or not, going to the eye doctor is an essential part of life because eyesight plays an important role in our lives. Every industry could argue the necessity of ensuring… Read more »

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In the past, the idea of being a ‘temp’ carried a negative connotation. It was viewed as a last resort when there was nothing else, and your schedule could change every day. Before it was a title of defeat, but since the recession ended in 2009, around 20 percent of all new jobs are considered… Read more »

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Because of the ongoing shortage in the trucking industry, now is an excellent time to pursue a new career as a driver. It’s a field with many benefits and ample opportunity just waiting to be snatched up. Many of the old myths surrounding the profession are being dismantled, with fewer and fewer reasons against why… Read more »

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The reasons vary largely by region, but the national trend shows a decline in truck drivers. Even though there are fewer drivers than before, the need for the ground transportation of goods continues to grow. Perhaps you feel this at your company – you have more work, but no one to do the job!  … Read more »

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Truck driving is a unique profession because it is one of the few where all people will cross paths with them at one point or another. If you’ve ever been on a road, it’s likely you’ve seen a semi-truck. Because of the frequent interactions, many false assumptions around truck drivers are formed.   Perhaps you’ve… Read more »

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The internet is an incredible source of information, especially if you’re looking to pursue a new career. The ability for anyone to share online allows you to learn about real experiences from real people, understanding, of course, not everything you find online is true.   Trucking is no different with plenty of blogs dedicated to… Read more »

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Truck drivers carry enormous responsibility in their profession. More than just the goods they transport, they spend a significant amount of time in a large truck on roads filled with smaller vehicles. Before hiring a driver, you want to make sure that they are going to be safe, responsible and reliable. If you’re unsure of… Read more »

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When most people think of the trucking industry, they naturally think of the drivers and actual trucks. Rarely do warehouse workers cross their minds, yet the light industrial industry is a crucial piece of the puzzle. They make sure the entire operation runs, from placing the product on the trucks to ensuring the clients are… Read more »